Fun and easy to follow - money and energy saving tips for winter and Christmas
We all know how costly Christmas can be – and none of us look forward to the high winter bills when they come in. But if we just stop to think and plan in good time – it’s amazing how much less the festive season could cost us – and also how much lower our bills could be with some simple and fun money and energy saving actions. And we’re not talking big ‘steps’ here – but easy and manageable ‘lifestyle’ changes that the whole family can get involved in. So here’s some tips to help SAVE on energy and SPEND on Christmas right now and going forward!
Make do and mend. Motivate your family and friends to give everything a ‘second lease’.
Effortless energy efficiency eg remember to turn your thermostat down at night and when not at home
Re-use your delivery cartons for Christmas packaging
Reduce the amount of food you buy – we all end up buying too much
Yesterday’s newspaper is today’s Christmas decorations – eye-catchingly different
Save your food scraps for composting
Always give your appliances a break when not in use and switch off
Value your leftover food – look at some creative ‘leftover’ recipes
Investigate your energy consumption to spot your easy savings
Never waste your water – same rules apply – reduce, reuse and recycle
Get at your gaps – go on a draught diet and save ‘pounds’
Spend your savings on Christmas and enjoy more ‘sustainable’ rewards next year
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